APEAL names Metka Cavka Luciani as Head of EU Affairs

March 18, 2024

APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has announced the appointment of Metka Cavka Luciani as its new Head of EU Affairs, effective March 11. Bringing 15 years of professional experience, Luciani joins …

Ambrosol, Orapi join CFA

March 14, 2024

The Comité Français des Aerosols (French Aerosol Association or CFA) has announced that two new member companies have joined the organization—Ambrosol and Orapi—bringing the total of CFA members to 57. “Fifty-seven expert companies and professional organizations …

AD elects new Chairman, Deputy

March 13, 2024

Volker Backs, Head of Public Affairs, Energy, Trade & Managing Director of Speira GmbH, is the new Chairman of the Aluminium Deutschland (AD) aluminum semi-finished products trade association. He was elected at the general meeting …

ACI Survey finds 80% of U.S. consumers Spring clean every year

March 11, 2024

Spring cleaning is a top priority for more U.S. consumers than ever, according to new consumer data released by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI). The survey found that 80% of U.S. consumers plan to Spring …

Smart Cups Founder tapped as MWSCC TEAMWORKS keynote speaker

March 5, 2024

The Midwest Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (MWSCC) main event, TEAMWORKS, announced that Chris Kanik, CEO &Founder of Smart Cups, will deliver a Keynote Address on “The Fight for Progress: Smart Cups’ Willy …

Aerosol Service collaborates with University of Pomerania

March 4, 2024

Aerosol Service Sp. z o.o., Ustka, Poland, recently hosted Emilia Simonowicz, Chancellor, and Dr. hab. Marek Łukasik, Vice-Rector for Development & Cooperation, from the University of Pomerania at its company headquarters to define areas of …

SCC announces collaboration with U. of Miami

March 2, 2024

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announced a new education collaboration with the University of Miami’s College of Engineering. The SCC will work with the university to produce short courses related to various aspects …

HCPA to host EPR webinar on 4/16; speakers announced

March 1, 2024

On Tuesday, April 16, The Household & Commercial Products Association (HCPA) will present “A Primer on Packaging” webinar. Starting at 1 p.m. EDT, the webinar will cover an overview of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) laws …

Spray package material defects: Part 1

Hello, everyone. There is no such thing as defect-free spray package materials. There are always potential concerns as to whether or not defects will contribute to, or cause, spray package corrosion and if corrosion at …

EU Chemical Compliance Priorities

ECHA enforcement projects find significant non-compliance The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Enforcement Forum coordinates various projects in Europe to harmonize enforcement in each Member State and check the current level of compliance regarding obligations under European …